Goa govt ready for auctioning of mining leases

The Goa government has told the Supreme Court it was willing to introduce competitive auctioning of mining leases.

Goa govt to subsidise 3 additional LPG cylinders

Goa government has decided to subsidise three more LPG cylinders for the people in addition to the six cylinders subsidised by the Union government.

Goa govt begins surveying mining leases for encroachments

Goa Mines and Geology Department is conducting a survey of all mining leases to find out if they encroached upon areas outside their demarcated zones to extract ore.

Goa govt to quantify iron ore lying in state

The Goa government has constituted several teams to inspect and quantify the iron ore stacked at various points before allowing it to be exported.

Goa govt to revise universal mediclaim scheme

Goa`s new BJP-led government has
decided to review the universal mediclaim scheme, which was
approved last year and handed over to ICICI Lombard Ltd for

Goa CM Parrikar decides to have minimum security

On the first day in the office, Goa
Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday asked the police to
review the security provided to all the VIPs.

Man-next-door Parrikar returns as Goa CM

The first IITian to become Chief Minister, Parrikar`s two
previous terms -- October 2000-02 and February 2002-05 -- had
been bumpy rides.

Parrikar to retain BJP ministers of last time

BJP`s Chief Minister-designate in
Goa, Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said that all the BJP ministers
from his 2005 cabinet would find place in the new
dispensation, and the budget would be presented around March

EC asks Goa govt to suspend recruitment drive

Election Commission has
asked the Goa Government to put on hold its recruitment drive
as the model code of conduct has come into effect.

Goa govt admits to illegal mining before HC

Goa government has admitted before
the High Court that there has been illegal extraction of iron
ore in the state.

Goa govt orders suspension of Cong leader’s mine

Goa govt ordered suspension of an iron ore and bauxite mine being managed by a Congress leader after its name figured in the mining scam.

Goa invokes 33-year-old law to save tribal lands

The four-decade old legislation
enacted soon after Goa`s liberation from Portuguese rule has
now become handy for the state government to save the
properties of tribal communities from being robbed by the land

`Goa govt does not have original surrender treaty`

Historians in Goa have claimed that it is the Indian Army and not the Goa govt that possesses the original historic treaty of

MOI crisis: Goa govt postpones literary award functions

Goa government has postponed two of
its main awards following reports that artists and writers in
the state had decided to disrupt the functions in protest
against English being made the Medium of Instruction (MOI).

Goa govt considering to hand over drug nexus case to CBI

Goa Chief Minister Digamber Kamat
Monday said the state government is weighing the proposal to
hand over the policemen-drug peddler nexus case to the CBI.

HC issues notices to Goa govt, CBI in drug nexus case

Bombay High Court issued notices to the Goa government, CBI and other probe authorities in connection with a petition filed by NSUI in the policemen-drug peddler nexus case.

HC issues notices to Goa govt, CBI in drug nexus case

The Bombay High Court Tuesday issued
notices to the Goa government, CBI and other probe authorities
in connection with a petition filed by Congress` frontal
student organisation, NSUI in the policemen-drug peddler nexus

`Well-wisher` to donate seven EMRI ambulances to Goa govt

Goa will increase its count of
GVK-Emergency Management Research Institute (EMRI) ambulances
from 22 to 29 this year end following a donation from a
"well-wisher", State Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said

Beach pollution due to tar balls annual phenomenon: Goa Govt

The Goa government today downplayed
the pollution of beaches due to tar balls in the state by
terming it as an "annual phenomenon".

Goa govt probes HIV infected woman`s death

Goa Health Ministry has launched
a high level inquiry into the incident of HIV infected woman
committing suicide from the state run hospital`s first floor
after she was told about the infection.